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Thymus pulegioides

For sale by Jeremy Chadwick

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Pot is a real terracotta (not plastic) 21cm pot. Possibly T. pulegioides 'Foxley' - vigorous when not confined, unlike some Thymes!

Pot SizeTotal Price
4 litres
£6.00

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Plant Finder: about Thymus pulegioides

Common names

Broad-leaved thyme, Thyme

Description

Thymus pulegioides (Broad-leaved thyme). This species is a spreading subshrub. The leaves are aromatic oblong to lance-shaped and medium green. The flowers are borne in late spring and early summer with short whorled racemes of pink-purple blooms.

Cultivation

They are fully to marginally frost hardy. You should plant them out from early autumn through to early spring in a sunny site with moist, well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Useful for growing on banks and in rock gardens, troughs and paving.

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Thymus pulegioides | Langley Park, Durham, DH7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Rich
  • WaterMoist

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